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HanesBrands United Kingdom supports breast cancer research

The HanesBrands UK team completed The MoonWalk London, wearing decorated bras to walk through the streets of London at midnight, along with 15,000 people on May 13, 2017.

HanesBrands also supported organizing charity, Walk the Walk Worldwide, which is the largest UK grant-making breast cancer charity, with a £10,000 ($13,000) donation.

Walk the Walk has raised more than £117

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Latin America employees participate in Hanes continuous education program

In 2009, the company created a continuing education program in Honduras that affords employees the opportunity to attend free Saturday classes at nearby schools. The program sponsors the education of Hanes employees who wish to return to school to earn their high school diploma.

The program is available to associates at 10 Hanes apparel manufacturing and

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HanesBrands Sets 2020 Goals for Environmental Sustainability

HanesBrands surpassed its initial five-year goals for significant reductions in energy use, carbon-dioxide emissions and water use in 2012, and has since set even more ambitious goals for environmental performance by 2020. Compared to its 2007 baseline performance, Hanes is committed to:

  • Reduce energy consumption by 40 percent;
  • Reduce carbon-dioxide emissions by 40 percent;
  • Reduce water use by
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HanesBrands Earns High Scores in CDP 2016 Climate Change Report

HanesBrands has voluntarily reported its carbon emissions and other data since 2010 to CDP for its annual Climate Change Report. CDP, formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project, is a global disclosure system that enables companies and other entities to measure and manage environmental impacts.

In 2016, the company scored an above-average B rating for emissions,

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Supporting United Way of Forsyth County, N.C.

In our headquarters city of Winston-Salem, HanesBrands have given more than $41 million since 1999 to the United Way chapter to support families in need through our Forsyth County community campaign.

In 2016, the annual employee campaign raised $2.1 million for the United Way. Funding was provided by 2,500 Forsyth County Hanes employees.

This generosity

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HanesBrands Donates to Louisiana Flood Victims

In Sept. 2016, HanesBrands donated more than 23,000 items of clothing to residents affected by devastating flooding in Louisiana.

HanesBrands partnered with Fashion Delivers, a New York based charity, to distribute three trailer loads of first-quality product, including T-shirts, socks, bras, underwear and other apparel to flood victims.

 

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HanesBrands Conducts Business Risk Assessment for Water

HanesBrands regularly evaluates its potential water risk using tools developed by the World Wildlife Fund and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development.

Water risk analyses utilizing the WWF tool were performed on a cross-section of internal manufacturing facilities, which produce about 80 percent of the products Hanes sells across the globe. Potential risks were divided

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Sustainable Buildings – Green from the Ground Up

As part of HanesBrands’ environmental sustainability commitment, the company builds and/or retrofits its manufacturing, distribution and office space worldwide in accordance with Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design guidelines from the U.S. Green Business Council.

As a USGBC member, Hanes is committed to maintaining environmentally sustainable buildings through responsible facility design, construction and management. The company

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State-of-the-Art Wastewater Treatment

HanesBrands has constructed state-of-the-art wastewater-treatment plants to support its manufacturing facilities around the world. These plants are built to meet or exceed wastewater standards in the United States and local countries, whichever are more stringent.

The systems treat 100 percent of the wastewater from Hanes’ manufacturing facilities and employ an advanced, naturally occurring biological process that has

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HanesBrands’ Industry-Leading Chemical-Management Program

HanesBrands was one of the first companies to have a comprehensive chemical-management program, and requires its suppliers to have comparable system in place. This rigor helps ensure Hanes’ products are made with the safest and most sustainable substances possible, thus protecting employees, consumers and the environment.

As part of its program, Hanes requires all chemicals to

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